Learning to Dance in the Rain

Learning to Dance in the Rain by Mac Anderson and BJ Gallagher can change your attitude about facing adversity.

“I Can” Is Courageousness

What would you like to have?
What would you like to do?
What would you like to be?
Yes, what is it?

Now, whatever you said, what’s stopping you?

Why don’t you have it? Why don’t you do it? Why don’t you be it?

Put yourself on the spot, what is it?
Be brutally honest with yourself. Do you really want that? Sometimes we think we want something and then when we really get right down to it, it isn’t that important to us. You may have already seen that when you’ve released on goals. What you thought was something you just must have, you find out, after releasing on the goal for awhile, that maybe you really don’t want it at all.

So let’s get that out of the way, because there is something you definitely would like to have, do or be.

What is it and why isn’t it yours?

Check right now.

What’s your block?

What’s standing in your way?

Is it because there’s an “I can’t” thought? “I can’t do it. I can’t have it. I can’t be it.” Then the many assorted excuses follow: I can’t because, not enough money, not enough time, no one to help me, it might not work out anyway, too old, too young, not enough education, too much education, don’t know how, don’t know who, don’t know where to start, don’t have what it takes, haven’t done it yet so probably won’t do it now, it’s too late… That’s only a partial list. We humans can get very creative about our “I cant’s.” What is it for you?

I can’t because ____________________.

You know, that behind any “I can’t” is, ‘I won’t.” And behind the, “I won’t” is fear. Check that for yourself right now. It’s the fear that blocks you. Fear is just a feeling and you can let it go. In fact, you must let it go or you’ll stay stuck there in fear forever and never be able to move into having, doing or being.

What does it take to attain the objects of your dreams? It begins with an attitude of, “I can. I can do it. I can have it. I can be it.”

Notice the difference in energy?

Try it. Say, “I can’t” four times. Now, say, “I can” four times. Notice, “I can’t” is weak energy? Notice it’s low energy? Notice it has a pathetic feel to it. Notice there’s a despairing, defeated, forlorn feeling behind, “I can’t?”

How about when you say, “I can?” Now how does that feel? It feels much better doesn’t it? Does the word, “Yes,” come to mind when you say, “I can?” Does “I can” feel bold? Does “I can” have power to it? Does “I can” feel like a strong energy? Does it feel like a high energy?

What’s more, when you say, “I can,” do you notice that it’s a done deal? When you say, “I can do it,” game over. It’s done. Yes, you might have to carry out the steps to finish it. But it’s done when you say, “I can.” When you say, “I can have it,” notice, it’s a fait accompli. You have it. Notice the feeling that the universe is behind you organizing all the pieces and parts when you say, “I can do it.”

When you say, “I can,” you are setting in motion the remarkable power of Courageousness. Can you feel that power? When you say, “I can,” you are in Courageousness. And no one or nothing can stop you. Courageousness is power-packed energy that says, “It is done.”

Courageousness opens the door to Acceptance. “I can do it. I can have it. I can be it.” Notice the Acceptance. Courageously saying, “I can,” automatically moves you into acceptance. And right behind Acceptance, Peace. When you move into Acceptance, Peace flows in and envelops you like the warm sunshine. Do you notice that?

When you make the decision, “I can,” you’re in Courageousness. There’s no doubt. There’s no questioning. There are no excuses. There is no wanting. When you move into “I can,” the Courageousness energy, there is Acceptance that’s it’s all done, and there’s Peace, because the mental racket attached to “I can’t” is all gone.

And as Lester Levenson says, “Everything falls perfectly into line.”

You get into Courageousness, the “I can do it, I can have it, I can be it” energy by releasing. You mentally dive into those feelings. You find out what’s hiding-out in there and you let it go. You bring whatever thoughts or feelings you find in your way to wanting approval, wanting control or wanting to be safe and you let them go. The Third Way to Release: Immediately see all your feelings culminate in wanting approval, wanting control or wanting to be safe. And immediately let go of wanting approval, wanting control or wanting to be safe.

Momentum is the key that unlocks the door to maximizing your releasing. With momentum you live your life in full time, all the time Courageousness.

The Release Technique® offers you so many ways to power up your Momentum. Keep your momentum at a high level, and dwell in the energy of Courageousness. The best way to spike your Momentum is the Seven Day Retreats. Why not go to the next Seven Day Retreat? What’s the hold back? What is the, “I can’t?” Move into, “I can.” Test it. Check it out for yourself. When you decide, “I can. I can do it,” you’re in Courageousness and the universe revs up your engine and nothing can stop you. Find out for yourself.

Can you do it? It’s a decision. Yes you can.

The Author:
Larry Crane has been teaching The Release® Technique to executives of Fortune 500 companies for years. He has personally trained businessmen, psychiatrists, psychologists, sports and entertainment celebrities, sales people, managers and housewives in the art of letting go of problems, emotions, stress and subconscious blocks that are holding people back from having total abundance and joy in their lives.
The Release Technique has been taught to over 100,000 graduates worldwide.
The Abundance Course IS the Release Technique, the original Release Technique Method as taught by Lester Levenson.

This article originally appeared in the Pivotal Personal Best ezine. You can read the current issue here

Fly … like a Butterfly

Motivational and uplifting quotes on the most amazing butterflyes photos by David Fingerhut with the music of Yanni.

Change your mind set, change your life

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

by Carol Dweck 

“A good book is one whose advice you believe. A great book is one whose advice you follow. I have found Carol Dweck’s work on mindsets invaluable in my own life, and even life-changing in my attitudes toward the challenges that, over the years, become more demanding rather than less. This is a book that can change your life, as its ideas have changed mine.”

Understand the Power of Now: 3 simple steps to embrace the moment

If you’ve taken a yoga class you might have been asked to “stay present.” What on earth does that mean, you wonder. If you’re here, aren’t you “present”?

Spiritual teacher Eckhart Tolle, in his now-classic, bestselling book, The Power of Now, attempts to break it down for us. He suggests that being fully present, or living with joy, means to be absorbed in this very moment – without thoughts rattling around in our heads. Tolle says we exist in our purest state beneath the frantic chatter of the conscious, ego-driven mind.

If you’ve ever been in an emergency where you felt supercharged, and responded instantly with a startling clarity of action – you’ve entered the state that Tolle believes is our natural mode of being. But how do you stop the chatter in your head that blocks this pure state of mind? With so much to do and think about all the time, we need to learn to quiet the compulsive thinking of the mind.

Below are three simple steps to help you get in touch with your natural state of mind – without the chatter. In other words, it’s how you tap into The Power of Now.

Relax Your Way to Results

Earlier this year my husband Denis and I went out for a lovely dinner at a nearby restaurant. While we were dining, an inspired idea popped into my head. I tend to pay attention to inspired ideas as they come up and I decided to share this one with Denis.

I said “Honey, I’m thinking of selling the house I bought in Florida, what do you think?”
Well, knowing the real estate market was declining and sales were infrequent, he thought I had temporarily lost my mind. I continued to share with him some reasoning behind the inspired idea.

The house in Florida was one that we rarely used. The insurance company wouldn’t insure the contents because we did not reside in the home. It can be a challenge taking care of a place when we live 1,600 miles away.

Denis agreed with all of those points. Plus, even though I bought the house and owned it outright, the monthly expenses were an unnecessary expense. We were not using the house as a rental property, nor did I want to. We simply had the home available in the event we decided to take a trip to a warmer climate.

Initially when I bought the house I thought we would be using the house more, but with my busy travel schedule, speaking engagements, conferences, etc. we rarely stayed in the home.

Later that evening, after returning home from the restaurant I called a Real Estate Agent in Florida. I asked, “Steve, how is the real estate market down there?”

He replied “Don’t you get the news up there Peggy? It’s terrible!”

“Well Steve, I’d like to sell my house. Are you interested in listing it for me?”
He responded: “How much are you thinking of selling it for?”

I gave Steve the price I had in mind and he said the house would be the most expensive house on the street. I wasn’t really concerned with having a premium-listing price because the house was a unique home and it was beautifully decorated.

Steve was willing to list the house. He drafted up the appropriate papers and sent them to me via email. I signed the papers, sent them back, and a “For Sale” sign went on the lawn.

Because I teach and practice the law of attraction and believe it is far more effective to relax our way to wealth or relax our way to anything that we desire, I relaxed and gave thanks for the quick sale of my home.
In my gratitude journal I expressed my elation with the quick sale of the home and for a closing price that was very close to my listing price. I was also grateful for the quick closing that the new owner requested.
Every day I wrote in my gratitude journal expressing my gratitude for the sale. I also listened to my own relaxation audio meditation every evening, which allowed me to stay connected to the powerful emotions of gratitude, joy and faith.

Two weeks later my Real Estate Agent called me with the news that we had an interested buyer. He said: “There is only one problem Peggy – she wants a fast close – she wants to take possession in three weeks, are you okay with that?”

Well, of course I was fine with a quick close. A quick close date was precisely what I gave thanks for. Additionally, she paid close to the listing price for the house, and within three weeks, my husband and I were on a flight to pick up a check for the sale of the house.

As much as we hear about the powerful laws of attraction, not everyone practices them. One of the challenges is that we are conditioned emotional beings. If our previous conditioning is to stress over things, we will literally push away the very things we desire by being stressed. Switching to a state of relaxation opens up our creativity, engages the law of attraction and draws to us that which you desire (ideas, people, events, experiences).

It may seem like a backward way of thinking to relax when you deeply want something, but relaxing our way to wealth is a powerful concept.

After I took action and listed the home, I gave thanks every day for the sale of the home and stayed connected to positive emotions. I relaxed and every morning and evening used my own relaxation guided meditation. It is an absolute truth that positive emotions will produce positive results.

Deepak Chopra said: “Relaxation is the prerequisite for that inner expansion that allows a person to express the source of inspiration and joy within.”

If there is something you desire, follow these 3 simple steps. #1. Decide what you want. #2. Decide what it will “feel” like when you have it (which involves the emotions of faith and relaxation); and #3. Go straight to feeling those emotions – and practice them on a consistent basis. And, when you do, you’ll be amazed at the power of your own creative ability.

Peggy McColl
Peggy is a New York Times Best Selling Author, Consultant and Speaker. She has created many programs based on Wealth Creation. Her latest program can be found at: http://www.1shoppingcart.com/app/?Clk=3421506

What is the #1 secret to being happy?

We often try to make it complicated, but it’s really very simple…and the secret is captured in this beautiful 3 minute movie.

Just click here to watch. And if you like it, share it with everyone you know. It’ll make the world a better place!

What are you worth?

[From Positive Thinking]

A well known speaker started off his seminar by holding up a $20 bill. In the room of 200, he asked. “Who would like this $20 bill?”

Hands started going up. He said, “I am going to give this $20 to one of you – but first, let me do this.”

He proceeded to crumple the 20 dollar note up. He then asked. “Who still wants it?” Still the hands were up in the air.

“Well,” he replied, “what if I do this?” He dropped it on theground and started to grind it into the floor with his shoe. He picked it up, now crumpled and dirty. “Now, who still wants it?”

Still the hands went into the air.

“My friends, you have all learned a very valuable lesson. Nomatter what I did to the money, you still wanted it because it did not decrease in value. It was still worth $20.Many times in our lives, we are dropped, crumpled, and ground into the dirt by the decisions we make and the circumstances that come our way. We feel as though we are worthless; but no matter what happened or what will happen, you will never lose your value.
Dirty or clean, crumpled or finely creased, you are stillpriceless to those who love you. The worth of our lives comes, not in what we do or who we know, but by …WHO WE ARE.

You are special – don’t ever forget it.”

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Life’s journey is always about Self-Acceptance. What you see in others and judge as unacceptable is a mirror to something about you that you don’t want to see or accept.

Self-Acceptance is a process of recognizing these self-deficiencies and bringing them home to roost, that is, make them a part of your personal inventory and learn to accept each and every one of them for what they are, a little piece of you – like it or not.

To learn more, and to do it for free, go to this page and click on the free course on the right side of the page.


7 Secrets to Happiness

Without exception, this is the most realistic and effective
way ?I’ve seen to actually multiply your happiness…

[7 Secrets To Happiness]

I mean, have you actually noticed how many people
are just? stumbling through life in haze of
chronic UNhappiness?
We all know Bobby McFerrin’s song right? Don’t
worry, be happy.?Well sometimes it takes a lot
more than a cheery tune “to get there.
Now it could be you already think you’re pretty happy.

OK, great. But how goes it with meeting ANY goal you
would like to achieve?

You see, my colleague Natalie Ledwell has figured out
something? pretty darned powerful.

It all came together for her after when she finally?
accomplished two of her biggest personal goals…the first
being the successful? launch of Mind Movies to the world
and the second to peel of 20 pounds of fat?in just seven weeks.

The cool thing is, while for her it was a business and
a “weighty issue”–her step by?step approach works for
anything you want to achieve.

For you it might be breaking a bad habit, making a bigger
income, moving into a nicer home–really just
anything you sincerely want to accomplish.

Natalie soon realized there was an essential process
that combined both ?the law of attraction, your
goals, AND the necessary action steps? needed to
bring it all together in a successful way.
Think of it as kind of a “Law of Attraction meets
Fulfilling Your Goals” ?Championship.

[Here’s The Key To Meeting Your Goals Fast]

But there was one other huge benefit of Natalie’s
process–she quickly? noticed she felt incredibly
HAPPY–and JOYFUL–and just really,? really
GOOD every single day!

And when she tested her program out on willing
volunteers, they ?experienced the same thing–increased
happiness AND meeting ?their goals fast.

I think you might agree, this can only be a GOOD thing
both for ?you, and those around you too.
She’ll tell you how can do it too–right here…

[Natalie’s Way To Happiness]

Her program … just? makes sense.

And if you’re one of those people who poured over
the Secret,? but still feel something missing from
making it work for YOU…
[This Is The Missing Piece of the Puzzle]

All you have to do is follow the simple but powerful steps?
Natalie lines out for you–and expect to feel the difference
?very quickly.

Actually, to have a “double whammy” of benefit
from one program? is pretty remarkable.

You feel happier and just better about life very quickly…
AND you accomplish a goal that may have always been
just? out of reach for you in a very methodical and reliable

What could be better than that?
If I were you, I’d be all over this today. Not only will you
?benefit greatly from a powerful program for success–you’ll
?also get a 1200 bucks in extra goodies from Natalie?
too–but ONLY until their 2000 copies have gone.

So don’t wait!

[Get $1,200 In Additional Goodies]

It’s been fun talking to you–but right now its time for you?
to jump into action and check out the 7 Secrets To Happiness.

All the best,


P.S. You may recognize Natalie Ledwell as part of the
astounding ?Mind Movies team. Those are the fantastic
movies you create to?power up your manifesting abilities.

They are AWESOME! And I? just happen to know Natalie
is going to GIVE you access to the? Mind Movies program
as part of her launch special. Just another ?reason why you
should be on this immediately!

[You Get Mind Movies Too!]